Logistics & Supply Chain Technology

Logistics and Supply Chain Technology (LGT) is 48 semester hour program combining classroom theory with hands-on practice in the laboratory.  Requirements for the certificate of completion include four academic courses totaling 12 semester hours and all required career technical courses.  Students can also earn stackable short term certificates and industry certifications. The program is designed to help students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to prepare for successful entry-level employment in the logistics industry.


  • Certificate
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Technology

  • Short Term Certificate
    • Logistics Operations I
    • Logistics/Supply Chain Technology
    • Warehouse Operation I
    • Warehouse Operation II

Industry Certification
National Career Readiness Credential
MSSC Certified Logistics Associate
MSSC Certified Logistics Technician
OSHA 10-hr General Industry Safety/Health

Estimated Program Length

Award Length Credit Hours
Short Term Certificate 1 semester 9
Certificate of Completion 4 semesters 48

Required Program Courses

Course Title Credit Hours
LGT106 Workplace Essentials 3
LGT108 Introduction to Logistics 3
LGT110 Warehouse Operations I 3
LGT111 Warehouse Operations II 3
LGT114 Supply Chain Fundamentals/Mgmt. 3
LGT115 Purchasing in Logistics 3
LGT120 Materials Management 3
LGT127 Logistics and Regulatory Compliance 3
LGT132 Physical Distribution Systems 3
LGT137 Warehouse and Inventory Mgmt. 3
LGT210 Quality Improvement in SCM 3
LGT271 Supply Chain Analytics 3

Required Academic Courses

Course Title Credit Hours
DPT100 Introductory Computer Skills I 3
ENG100 Vocational Technical English 3
MAH101 Introductory Mathematics I 3
SPC103 Oral Communication Skills 3

Elective Courses

Course Title Credit Hours
LGT117 Survey/Automated Logistics Systems 3

Electives may be offered to meet a student’s personal educational goals or for instructional purposes.


Program Contact

Mr. Artemas Holloway, Instructor
Draper Instructional Service Center

Mr. Matt Poole, Instructor
Tutwiler Instructional Service Center

Occupational Data*

Logistics is part of nearly every industry, with jobs that focus on purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, shipping and delivery management, and transportation. Salaries in this field vary depending on the type of work involved. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017 materials handlers earned around $34,830 annually, while logisticians earned an average of $75,590. Employment is projected to grow over the next decade, driven by the need for logistics in the transportation of goods in a global economy.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook